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Covid-19: Top advisor warns France at 'emergency' virus moment

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Apple hit with another European class action over throttled iPhones – TechCrunch

A third class action lawsuit has been filed in Europe against Apple seeking compensation — for what Italy’s Altroconsumo consumer protection agency dubs “planned obsolescence” of a number of iPhone 6 models. The action relates to performance throttling Apple applied several years ago to affected iPhones when the health of the device’s battery had deteriorated — doing so without clearly informing users. It later apologized. Apple apologizes for ... Full story

Covid-19: UK variant 'may be more deadly' but nation's R number drops

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UK resumes privacy oversight of adtech, warns platform audits are coming – TechCrunch

The UK’s data watchdog has restarted an investigation of adtech practices that, since 2018, have been subject to scores of complaints across Europe under the bloc’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The high velocity trading of Internet users’ personal data can’t possibly be compliant with GDPR’s requirement that such information is adequately secured, the complaints contend. Other concerns attached to real-time bidding (RTB) focus on ... Full story

Covid: How a £20 gadget could save lives

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Covid-19: NI lockdown to be extended until 5 March

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Covid: England's schools to get two weeks' notice for reopening

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Manchester sinkhole: Houses collapse in Gorton street

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Telehealth startup Hims fell in its public trading debut — and that’s fine with its CEO – TechCrunch

Hims & Hers , a San Francisco-based telehealth startup that sells sexual wellness and other health products and services to millennials, began trading publicly today on the NYSE after completing a reverse merger with the blank-check company Oaktree Acquisition Corp. Its shares slipped a bit, ending the day down 5% from where they started, but the company, which was founded in 2017 and now claims nearly 300,000 paying subscribers for its various ... Full story

Google inks agreement in France on paying publishers for news reuse – TechCrunch

Google has reached an agreement with an association of French publishers over how it will be pay for reuse of snippets of their content. This is a result of application of a ‘neighbouring right’ for news which was transposed into national law following a pan-EU copyright reform agreed back in 2019. The tech giant had sought to evade paying French publishers for use of content snippets in its news aggregation and search products by no longer ... Full story

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